With ransomware and distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks on the rise, the average number of focused cyberattacks per organization has more than doubled this year compared to the previous 12...
Apr 18, 2018
Dr. Rudra Murthy, former CISO at Ministry of Home Affairs, has taken up a new CISO role at Amazon Pay India. Dr. Murthy, also led the security role at Unique Identification Authority of India (...
Apr 03, 2018
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) takes effect in May 2018 and will mandate that organizations have an incident response plan in place. At least 77% of respondents said in a new study...
Mar 23, 2018
Michael Coates, the former CISO at Twitter has announced his departure from the company. He had joined Twitter in 2015 and since had been in-charge of data protection on the platform. Prior to...
Mar 22, 2018
Research firm Gartner advises security and risk management leaders to take a balanced approach to tackling a new class of vulnerabilities. Security researchers have revealed three major variants of...
Feb 15, 2018
Fighting today’s new generation cyber attackers requires not just foolproof systems (there is none) but smart combat techniques. Probably that explains why Indian enterprises have turned to tried-and...
Jan 25, 2018
Global organizations stand on a cyber-security precipice. Emerging technologies, such as blockchain, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Internet of Things (IoT), along with the explosive volume of...
Jan 02, 2018
Major Vikas Singh Yadav, an experienced information security professional, who was with the Indian Army and was working most recently in a government assignment, has joined as the Chief Information...
Dec 26, 2017
Throughout the year in 2017, security has remained a priority for enterprises from all over the world. It will continue to remain so in the next year. According to Trend Micro's Security...
Dec 08, 2017
Mrutyunjay Mahapatra, Deputy Managing Director and CIO of SBI, talks about how enterprises and CIOs need to focus on security. He prescribes a framework called Step that includes security first,...
Dec 06, 2017
Microsoft India on Tuesday said its "Cybersecurity Engagement Center" in New Delhi has reached out to 126 organizations in a year, empowering them with information and techniques to secure critical...
Nov 21, 2017
The historic SC judgment on privacy has accelerated creation of personal data protection legislation. The new regime will bring in a set of new obligations for the businesses. Its time to examine the...
Oct 09, 2017
Almost all senior information security professionals think that the boards/CEOs in their organization fully or partially understand the risk arising out of information security threats. While 51%...
Sep 06, 2017
Fortinet today announced the findings of its latest Global Threat Landscape Report. The research reveals that globally, as well as in Asia Pacific, poor cybersecurity hygiene and risky application...
Sep 05, 2017
In public forums, any question regarding cloud security is summarily dismissed by vendors—and some enterprise IT managers—as being too 2012-ish. While vendors do maintain that stance during private...
Jul 11, 2017
Domain Name System (DNS) services are frequently becoming an organization's Achilles' heel. DNS (UDP) is the 2nd most attacked protocol in the network today after http. As a result, cyber security or...
Jul 03, 2017
The security landscape is changing so fast, that every day seems like you are preparing for combat. While the CEOs of the world are busy bringing about digital transformation and changing the...
Apr 07, 2017
Well, the World Economic Forum (WEF) may have identified both cyberattacks as one of the most likely and high impact global risks, the new US administration surely does not think so. How else do...
Feb 24, 2017
The RSA Security Conference was full of lessons for the Chief Information Security Officers. At a session on 'Briefing the Board' spearheaded by John Pescatore, Director at SANS Institute and...
Feb 16, 2017
Organizations spend an average of 5.6% of the overall IT budget on IT security and risk management, according to the most recent IT Key Metrics Data from Gartner, Inc. However, IT security spending...
Dec 09, 2016
Just before the festive season, Indian consumers were hit with the news of a widespread breach with their debit cards, involving possibly 19 banks, though none is sure what the actual number could...
Dec 05, 2016
What have been the most important changes in a CISO’s role in the last five years? Over the years, CISOs have become part of the board of directors’ discussion for any role, for example,...
Sep 29, 2016
The White House has announced the appointment of the first Federal Chief Information Security Officer (CISO). Retired Air Force officer Brigadier General Gregory J Touhill will occupy the post. ...
Sep 09, 2016
Troels Oerting is the Group Chief Security Officer (CSO) and Group Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) at Barclays. Before joining Barclays, he headed the European Cybercrime Centre at...
Aug 23, 2016
Talking at the sideline of 17th Annual CIO and Leader Conference (#CIOandLeader2016), Sachin Jain, CIO and CISO, Evalueserve said that rather than following crowd and what is happening in industry,...
Aug 08, 2016
Where do Indian chief information security officers (CISOs) stand in the organizational structure? Who do they report to? What is their relationship with other functional departments, especially IT...
Nov 23, 2015